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FAQs

Our Ethical Feather Cushion Inners

ethical feather inner

We often get asked where our feather inners come from and whether the ducks were plucked live.  The horrendous videos shown on the web of live duck plucking was something we were not willing to support. So it was a question put to our supplier way back when we started Verdant almost 9 years ago…

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Should I avoid Bamboo Fabric?

Should I avoid Bamboo fabric? Yes

Should I avoid Bamboo fabric? This is a question I was recently asked.  And the answer usually is: Yes! So what is wrong with Bamboo Fabric? Bamboo fabric is often touted as an Eco natural fibre.  Bamboo is fast growing, regenerates itself so you don’t need to replant, easy to harvest and the type of…

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Do organic fabrics fade faster?

Fabric Fading

One of the questions I often get asked is about fabric fading. In New Zealand’s harsh sunlight, and our propensity for north facing living areas, fading is often a large factor when choosing fabric for furnishings. The short answer to the question do organic fabrics fade faster? is ….no they do not fade any faster…

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Can I see fabric samples?

Can I view fabric samples?

A frequently asked question is can I see your fabric samples in the flesh? Yes you can! There are a couple of different ways: You can visit our Brooklyn studio in Wellington.  Just email and or call to make an appointment. Our usual days for appointments are are Wednesdays and Thursdays. We can also do…

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FAQs – Are your fabrics Fair Trade?

Are Your fabrics Fair Trade

This is a question we get asked a lot. Are our fabrics Fair Trade? We know it is important to you our customer that the people who made our organic textiles and homewares are paid and treated fairly.  You can be assured they are. Here is some more information in detail: A small amount of…

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